A young Vinton County man faces a series of charges following connected incidents which occurred May 14 and May 16.

According to the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO), on Thursday, May 14, Deputy Jeff Morris responded to a report of a burglary on Old Route 50 in Londonderry. Several guns were allegedly stolen from a gun safe inside the residence.

On Saturday, May 16, Deputy Morris and Deputy Roger McNeely brought a suspect to the Sheriff’s Office for questioning after the guns were located following further investigation into the burglary. The suspect, Dakota L. Current, 21, of Old Route 50, was placed under arrest for the burglary. While outside of the Sheriff’s Office, Current tried to flee from deputies, but was eventually apprehended after a struggle.

Current was taken to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail and charged with burglary, theft and escape. A bond hearing was scheduled for Tuesday, May 19.